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The Best Places for Winter Climbing Around Chattanooga

When the weather cools off, climbers start hitting the rock. Don’t get us wrong, there are great climbing opportunities around Chattanooga year-round. But with fewer crowds and more comfortable temperatures, winter is an excellent time to take advantage of the rock climbing opportunities in the…

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Best Scenic Overlooks in Chattanooga

What’s the most important aspect of a great scenic overlook? This one should be pretty obvious: height. And Chattanooga certainly has no shortage of that. Nestled in a valley amid stooped southeastern mountains, Chattanooga has plenty of places to get up high and check out the amazing scenery for…

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9 Spots for the Perfect Instagram Photo this Fall

Chattanooga is a great city to explore all year long, but there’s something special about the Scenic City during the autumn months. With spectacular views of fall foliage on the surrounding mountains, Chattanooga transforms into an Instagrammers dream. Check out some of the most Insta-worthy photo…

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50 Outdoor Things to Do in Chattanooga

It's official—Chattanooga is the coolest city in the country. (Okay, maybe it's not actually official, but if you're reading this, then you probably think it's at least partly true.) In order to make the most of what the Scenic City has to offer, we've compiled a list of 50 must-do outdoor-related…

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Chattanooga's Best Fall Climbing

There’s a lifetime’s worth of perfect sandstone just down the road from Chattanooga, and it’s more accessible now than ever. In the last decade, thanks to effort by locals and climbing advocacy organizations, tons of landowners have opened the door to climbers. Of course, in order to preserve access…

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Scenic Summer Drives in Chattanooga

Summer and road trips—name a better duo. There’s no better time of year to load up the car with family or friends, roll the windows down, turn the radio up, and hit the open road. And there’s no better destination than the Scenic City! If you’re arriving in Chattanooga from one of its many…

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14 Things to Do When Friends and Family Visit You in Chattanooga

Living in a city like Chattanooga means that one thing is certain: Your friends and family will always want to come visit you. After all, you’re a resident of the place that was named “Best Town Ever” twice. And while folks who live elsewhere might worry about how to entertain out-of-towners, the…

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7 Must-Do Chattanooga Adventures According to 7 Locals

When it comes to visiting a new destination, there’s a saying that many seasoned travelers live by: “Do as the locals do.” What better way, after all, can you get an authentic taste of a place than by following the well-trodden path of its residents—the folks who actually live, breathe, work…

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A Guide to Chattanooga's Riverwalk

For a day filled with food, fresh air, and family fun, few places can offer more than Chattanooga’s beautiful and diverse Riverwalk. Spanning 16.1 miles along the southern banks of the Tennessee River, the paved path lets you immerse yourself in nature, culture, and cuisine all in one…

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15 of the Best Restaurants in Chattanooga with Outdoor Seating

Chattanooga is a popular summer travel destination because of the outdoor activities around the city. Add to that dining, as the Scenic City’s culinary scene includes plenty of restaurants that offer rooftops, decks, and patios to enjoy the fresh air. Chattanooga’s combination of delicious cuisine…

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